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AJ Dillon limited on Thursday ahead of NFC Championship Game

AJ Dillon is dealing with a quad injury ahead of the Packers NFC Championship game matchup against the Buccaneers.

Green Bay Packers running back AJ Dillon (28) runs with the ball while Los Angeles Rams safety Nick Scott (33) and linebacker Troy Reeder (51) attempt to tackle during the first half of a NFC Divisional Round playoff game at Lambeau Field. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Thursday PM update: Dillon got in another limited practice on Thursday, per in the injury report. He appears to be on track to play this week against the Buccaneers.

Green Bay Packers rookie running back AJ Dillon, who is dealing with a quad injury, was seen participating in individual drills at Wednesday’s practice, per Olivia Reiner.

The former Boston College Eagles running back suffered the injury in last week’s divisional round playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams. In that game, Dillon had six carries for 27 yards. On Tuesday, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said to reporters he was hopeful that the rookie will be “ready to go” for Sunday’s title game.

With Dillon practicing on Wednesday, it is a good first step in getting him ready for the Bucs. But if he does have a setback this week, which can happen with these types of lower body injury. Then the Packers would likely lean on backup running Jamaal Williams, who had 12 carries for 65 yards. And they would give a few more carries to Aaron Jones, who recorded 14 carries for 99 yards and a touchdown.